[dns-operations] named actually asks for ANY

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Thu Sep 28 19:02:16 UTC 2006

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 05:24:29PM +0000, Paul Vixie wrote:
> no.  the RFC isn't clear on this, so named will forward an ANY query to
> the closest enclosing servers ("iterate") if two conditions are true:
> first, RD=1, and second, the local cache has no records under that name.

PowerDNS does the exact same thing, based on this discussion:


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